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Pituitary gland is a master gland of all hormones in our body. It's a very ting gland and situated at the base of the brain.
It produces growth hormones, thyroid-stimulating, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, ACTH, prolactin, anti diuretic hormone, and oxytocin.
Pituitary Disorder consist of either hypofunctioning or hyperfunctioning of the pituitary gland or swelling or cancerous growth in the pituitary gland.
Pituitary gland dysfunction generally presents with
Pituitary disorder is diagnosed by target hormone blood testing as GH, LH, TSH, FSH, ACTH, and prolactin.
MRI scanning of sella turcica is utmost important in diagnosing various pituitary disorders.
Treatment of pituitary disorder is done by an appropriate medication or surgical removal of part of the gland through transversal or transcranial route.